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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

    A Failure of Responsibility - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.2.20)

    A Failure of Responsibility - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.2.20)

    On this episode, Yuval Levin discusses his book “A Time to Build: From Family and Community to Congress and the Campus, How Recommitting to Our Institutions Can Revive the American Dream.”

    • 31 min
    Driving and Democracy - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.29.20)

    Driving and Democracy - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.29.20)

    On this episode, Matthew B. Crawford discusses his new book, “Why We Drive: Toward a Philosophy of the Open Road.”

    • 37 min
    Battles at the U.N. - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.25.20)

    Battles at the U.N. - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.25.20)

    Austin Ruse joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss the work of C-Fam (the Center for Family & Human Rights)—including C-Fam's efforts at the U.N. to prevent the creation of an international right to abortion.

    • 32 min
    Free Speech in the Digital Public Square - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.22.20)

    Free Speech in the Digital Public Square - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.22.20)

    Jon Schweppe joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss the regulation of pornography, Big Tech censorship of free speech, and how to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

    • 29 min
    The Decline of Journalism - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.18.20)

    The Decline of Journalism - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.18.20)

    On this episode, Mark Hemingway addresses the uproar over Sen. Tom Cotton’s New York Times op-ed and discusses the state of investigative reporting today.

    • 30 min
    The Place of Science in Political Life - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.15.20)

    The Place of Science in Political Life - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6.15.20)

    Ari Schulman joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss COVID-19, the perils of social media, and the proper role of scientific expertise in politics.

    • 33 min

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Great Podcast about Howard Zinn and his idiocy. I am going to get the book. He was a pathetic ideologue who didn't mind people dying for 'his' cause. Thank you Mary Grabar for the book.

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